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Gunmen kidnap Bishop’s wife in Imo

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Some unknown has abducted the wife of the Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese in Imo state, Emmanuel Maduwuike.

Herald Nigeria learnt that the victim, Mrs Anuri Maduwuike, , was abducted on Thursday while she was going home from Owerri, the Imo State capital.

The Bishop’s wife was reportedly waylaid at Ekemele by gunmen and taken away to an unknown destination.

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A source from the community,  Emperror Iwuala, said that “the wife of the Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, Mrs. Anuri Maduwuike, was kidnapped yesterday (Thursday)by unknown gunmen.”

“We need prayers for God’s intervention for the safety and freedom of the God’s handmaid.”

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the development when contacted by our correspondent.

He added that the kidnappers have yet to contact the family.

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